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John Meredith in a pair of grey flannel trousers at Morgans Lookout, New South Wales, approximately 1934
Bib ID 7818443
Format PicturePicture [still image, sheet]
Description approximately 1934 
1 photograph : gelatin silver ; 8.5 x 6.1 cm, on sheet 29.7 x 21 cm 
Series

Real Folk portrait photographs, 1953-1992.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer from printed inscription on sheet, acquisition documentation, and reference sources.

Part of collection: Real Folk portrait photographs, 1953-1992.

Inscriptions: "For intra-foreword #5"--Upper left ; "Another print on 'Velox' Gaslight paper. Fourteen years old, I still remember those cheap, seventy five cent [crossed out and replaced with handwritten note:] seven and sixpenny grey flannel trousers. The first time they were washed, all the stiff dressing disappeared and they hung on me like a bag! Poverty stricken as we were, I had to wear the damned things until they wore out. Ca. 1934."--Typed text lower middle.

"Only existing print - No negative held"--Typed text on small yellow note glued to sheet upper right corner.

Condition: Glued on sheet, folds, creases, silvering, yellowing.

Subjects Meredith, John, 1920-2001 -- Portraits.  |  Folklorists -- New South Wales -- Morgans Lookout -- Photographs.  |  Folk musicians -- New South Wales -- Morgans Lookout -- Photographs.  |  Concertina players -- New South Wales -- Morgans Lookout -- Photographs.  |  Morgans Lookout (N.S.W.) -- Social life and customs -- Photographs.
Other authors/contributors Meredith, John, 1920-2001

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